Reading in schools
Get advice on setting up a visit from an author or illustrator and encouraging a reading for pleasure culture in your school.
In this section
Bringing a writer, poet, illustrator or storyteller into your school is a great way to inspire children and bring reading to life.
How to hold a Children's Book Week at your school: a week-long celebration of reading for pleasure.
Find out the learnings from our free Start the Story events last year across nine cities, reaching over 400 primary and secondary teachers and school librarians.
Great Books Guide
Our favourite children's books from the past year, from teeny babies all the way up to 11 year olds. The right book is what a child actually wants to read – and we hope this guide inspires you to find that book.
Our book recommendations
Looking for your child's next book or a reading list on a certain issue for school? From babies to teenagers, we've got it covered!
Use the Bookfinder to find the perfect book for you, your family and friends.
Bookmark: books and disability
Find advice and book recommendations for families, teachers, librarians, authors and publishers.